Large Hadron Collider discovers new pentaquark particle
“There is no way that what we see could be due to something else other than the addition of a new particle.”
by Paul Rincon
New Horizons has flown past Pluto - Here's what comes next
After flying by Pluto, the next stop for New Horizons might be a Kuiper belt.
by Deborah Netburn

How Big Is Pluto? New Horizons Settles Decades-Long Debate
Confirms what has been long suspected – it’s larger than all other known solar system objects beyond the orbit of Neptune.
Scientific Breakthrough in Interspecies 'Mind-Melding'
Possibility to combine two human brains might soon come to fruition after scientists link brains of rat and monkey to create a collective network of thought.

OPM Announces More Than 21 Million Affected by Second Data Breach
The federal personnel agency finally announced Thursday the scope of a massive hack of security-clearance information first revealed last month.
by Kaveh Waddell & Dustin Volz
Musk Donates $10M To Fund AI Research For Human Benefit
“The danger with the Terminator scenario isn’t that it will happen, but that it distracts from the real issues posed by future AI.”
by Deborah Grace

How NASA Telescope Could Reveal Mysteries of Supermassive Black Holes
NASA’s NuSTAR telescope has spotted five previously undetected supermassive black holes, millions more could be lying in wait.
by Cristina Maza
Woolly Mammoth Clones Closer Than Ever, Thanks to Genome Sequencing
“It won’t be that long till we’re technically able to do it, but whether we should is a different question…”
by Tia Ghose

Years Of Pretending Netflix Cord Cutting Wasn't Real Is Biting The Cable Industry On The Ass
Nielsen can’t join the modern era and track TV viewing over the Internet.
by Karl Bode
Apple’s Co-founder: We’re All Going to be Robots’ Pets One Day
They’ll treat humans like “pet Labradors,” he said.
by Benjamin Snyder

Bizarre Stingray Behavior Caught By Drone
Why are these rays performing an aquatic ballet?
Apple Removes Civil War Games From App Store Over Confederate Flag Usage
Apple has sent a removal letter to affected developers to inform them that their app violated terms of agreement.

X-ray Echoes Map the Distance to a Neutron Star
Interstellar echoes from a flaring neutron star have allowed astronomers to solve a mystery — pinpointing the star’s location.
by Michelle Starr
Terrifying Cockroach Bot Can Squeeze Through Tiniest of Gaps
Robot can use its body shape to move through cluttered environment.
by Mark Prigg

8 Million: Number Of Mummified Dogs Found In Ancient Egyptian Catacomb
Humans were often buried along with the preserved remains of animals and worldly goods.
by James Maynard
Samsung makes big trucks transparent in the name of road safety
Korean company has stitched together a video wall of four displays at the rear of the truck.
by Vlad Savov